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  1. Ovis, genus Ovis(noun)



  1. Ovis

    Ovis is a genus of mammals, part of the goat-antelope subfamily of the ruminant family Bovidae. Its five or more, highly gregarious species are known as sheep. The domestic sheep is one member of the genus, and is thought to be descended from the wild mouflon of central and southwest Asia.

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